[FFmpeg-user] Documentation for input -i options

Gyan ffmpeg at gyani.pro
Thu Dec 5 17:23:40 EET 2019

On 05-12-2019 08:44 pm, John Dexter wrote:
> Bizarrely am struggling to find a thorough documentation of -i and relying
> on examples online. Can anyone point me where in the online documentation
> this is documented (not a man page) please? I know it supports
> patterns e.g. for timelapse but I cannot find a reference.

All -i does is specify the input URL. Which options are applicable for 
an input is determined by
the input format / codecs discovered by ffmpeg after probing the input.

What specifically are you trying to do?


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